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  • BestCities scores trifecta

    Three of BestCities Global Alliances partner cities have secured the top three places in Monocle Magazines 2014 Quality of Life Survey. ..


  • IMEX joint statement promotes global collaboration

    An important step toward better industry cooperation was taken in this year’s IMEX’s Politician’s Forum in Frankfurt with the issue of a joint statement between the meetings industry as represented by the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) and two global travel and tourism organisations –  the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). ..


  • BESydney launches new benchmarking system

    Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has released new methodology that could set a new benchmark for credible and transparent reporting by the global business events industry. ..


  • International association meetings market strong

    The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) is reporting another year of continued strength in the international association meetings market, following the release of its 2013 Top 20 Rankings for countries and cities.  ..


  • Restaurant Australia launches at Quay

    Tourism Australia has unveiled its Restaurant Australia campaign at Sydney’s Quay Restaurant today. ..


  • Australia popular for Korean incentives

    Interest in Australia as a business events destination out of North Asia is reflected in the number of incentive bookings out of Korea, according to Tourism Australia managing director John O’Sullivan. ..


  • Tourism Australia recruits celebrity chefs

    Following on from the announcement of its upcoming Restaurant Australia marketing campaign last year, Tourism Australia is enlisting the culinary expertise and story-telling skills of some of the world's most famous chefs to give international food lovers a taste of Australia’s culinary offerings. ..


  • Entering the cyber-warfare battle zone

    Good cyber security practices are vital to protect your business, writes Phil Kernick. ..


  • Smooth sailing for meetings

    While hotels and cities around the globe continue to vie for the meetings dollar, an increasing number of PCOs are heading to sea, where an ocean full of venues is now available, writes Brett Jardine.  ..


  • Australia Day honours for Club Melbourne Ambassadors

    Two Club Melbourne Ambassadors have been officially recognised on the Australia Day 2014 Honours List for their outstanding medical contributions and service to the community. ..


Domestic News
International News
  • Los Angeles Convention Center to get makeover

    The Los Angeles Convention Center is embarking on a $10 million project to provide a new look and feel to the facility, located in Downtown LA.  ..


  • Middle Earth campaign a winner for TNZ

    Tourism New Zealand’s (TNZ) “100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand” campaign has won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Grand Award, Marketing. ..